Viggen “Show must go on” (1:48)
Special Hobby have announced the release of a 1/48 SAAB AJS-37 Viggen. Thanks to Tim Hatton [Litespeed] for finding this.
Junkers Ju 88C-4 (1:48)
A 1/48th Junkers Ju 88C-4 has been posted by Special Hobby on their Facebook page for release in the near future.
Next month sees some exciting new releases from Special Hobby. There‘s a new boxing of the 1:32 Tempest Mk. V and a couple of very interesting tie-ins: ICM‘s well-received 1:48 Junkers Ju 88 reworked as a solid nose Ju 88C-4 and some very welcome news - the first of a series of re-releases of the sorely missed Classic Airframes range in the form of the Fokker D.XXI.
Pfalz E. I (1:48)
Special Hobby have announced the welcome re-release of the 1:48 Pfalz E. I, previously part of the Gavia range.
Special Hobby have sent us an update on their intended releases for this month, including full-build pics of the new-tool Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann.
CASA C-212 Aviocar (1:72)
Many thanks to Carlos Martin for bringing us news that Special Hobby are preparing a new-tool 1:72 kit of the CASA C-212 Aviocar.
Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann (1:48)
Michal Sindera has sent us details of Special Hobby's exciting new-tool Bücker Bestmann, including photos of the first test shots.
Some exciting teasers from Special Hobby this month of what's in the works! A 1:32 Yak-3 that should be a guaranteed hit is joined by a trio of equally interesting 1:48 kits.
The Barracuda and VVS turret-equipped Boston are joined in this month's Special Hobby line-up by the welcome re-release of the popular 1:48 Boomerang. It's been enhanced too, so it's definitely one to grab if you missed it first time around - or even if you've already got the original.
Tempest On Finals (1:32)
The wait is almost over and Special Hobby's 1:32 Hawker Tempest Mk. V is just a couple of weeks away from hitting the shelves. Special Hobby have sent us the latest details and the kit looks to be undoubtedly the company's most ambitious and sophisticated aircraft kit to date, featuring CAD-produced styrene mouldings, accompanied by etched and resin accessories, painting masks and flexible seat belts.
F2A-1 Buffalo (1:32)
This month sees Special Hobby announce the welcome return of their largescale kit of Brewster Buffalo. This boxing features colourful pre-war US markings.
Mirage F.1B/BE (1:72)
Special Hobby have sent us details of their latest 1:72 kit - a new-tool Mirage F.1 2-seater. The kit is backed up by an extensive range of aftermarket upgrades.
May Releases (1:72)
Special Hobby have sent us details of their latest kits for the month ahead. The Me 163A and Vautour are joined by a cut-down release of their impressive Mirage F.1 (watch out for a review soon in it's full form here on Aeroscale).
Special Hobby have sent us details of their latest releases. The 1:48 He 178 makes a welcome return, along with the Re 2003 and Me 163A in 1:72.
Avro Anson (1:72)
New from Special Hobby this month comes a reissue of the detailed mixed media kit of the Avro Anson in 1:72. They have also sent us a sneak preview of forthcoming releases.
Latest Releases (1:72)
Special Hobby have announced three new 1:72 kits this month. WW2 enthusiasts can look forward to a Ki-43 Oscar and the Mirage F.1 and Magister should keep fans of classic jets busy for a while. Meanwhile, there's an Me 163A on the horizon.
Special Hobby have announced two new 1:72 kits to appear this month, plus more subjects in preparation. Chief among the latter is the eagerly awaited 1:32 Hawker Tempest due for release this spring.
This month sees Special Hobby re-release a trio of WW2 favourites due to popular demand. In 1:72 there are the Wirraway and Soviet A-20G, while the record-breaking He 178 returns in 1:48.
MPM Production have sent us details of their latest Special Hobby releases. From gliders to jet trainers, there's truly something for every taste this month.
MPM Production have sent us details of their latest aircraft releases. This month sees interesting new boxings of their popular 1:48 Fulmar and 1:72 Huey Cobra and HA-1112.
June Releases (1:72)
MPM Production have sent us details of their latest aircraft releases. This month sees two versions of the Northrop N-3PB, along with the Caproni Ca.311 in unusual markings.
MPM Production have announced an impressive line-up of new kits for April. A contra-prop Spitfire, Saab Viggen and two new post-war versions of the Fairey Firefly will be released under the Special Hobby banner.
Spitfire Mk.21 "Contraprop" (1:72)
Special Hobby from Czech have just announced another version of their 1/72 scale Spitfires. This one will be of the post-war Spit.
AH-1G Cobra (1:72)
MPM Production have sent us details of their new HueyCobra which is on sale this month as part of their Special Hobby range.
SG 38 Schulgleiter (1:72)
New this month from Special Hobby come a pair of kits of Germany's primary glider trainer during the Nazi era that went on to do sterling service after WWII.
MPM Production have sent us details of their 1:72 support vehicle for the A-4/V-2 rocket - part of their Special Armour range, but obviously with an aviation link.
Gloster Meteor T Mk 7.5 (1:72)
CMK E SHOP has posted details of a new Special Hobby release.
Messerschmitt Me 263V-1 (1:72)
Special Hobby Messerschmitt Me 263V-1 with Sleuch Slepper
Bristol M.1C "Bullet" (1:32)
MPM Production look set to have a sure-fire hit on their hands with their latest 1:32 WWI aircraft - the famous Bristol "Bullet". Previously only available in this scale as a resin kit, the Bristol M.1C has long fascinated modellers as one of the classic "What-If"s of the Great War. Largely ignored by the RFC on account of its suspicion of monoplanes and the Bullet's supposedly high landing speed, we'll never know what impact the 130 mph fighter could have made over the Western Front, since it was side-lined to the Middle East.
New Avia C.2/Arado Ar 96 (1:72)
Special Hobby have kindly sent us in a preview of their latest releases in 1:72 scale which are Avia C.2 and Arado Ar 96 B-1/B-3 kits. These are generally the same aircraft however, which were produced and used in different countries and circumstances.
MPM Production have sent us details of their latest line up of Special Hobby kits:
Special Hobby have announced three new kits for release later this year.
Two versions of the Grumman AF Guardian in 1/48th and a DH100 Vampire FB Mk.5 in 1/72nd.
Two versions of the Grumman AF Guardian in 1/48th and a DH100 Vampire FB Mk.5 in 1/72nd.
Special Hobby are preparing two new boxings of the Fairey Firefly Mk.I in 1/48.
MPM Production have released a nice set of photos of a built-up example of their new Fairey Firefly Mk. 1.
MPM Production have sent us details of their latest 1:72 Special Hobby kits, with two versions of the Me 163, a Douglas Bolo, plus the ultimate Seafire in Korean War service:
Two versions of Vindicator (1:72)
Special Hobby has revealed boxarts and few painting options of their two incoming model kits of the SB2U Vindicator.
Special Hobby have revealed few detils of their incoming 1:72 scale Messerschmitt Me 163C.
Here is a quick information about one kit which is currently cookin' in the Special Hobby kitchen room.
Comming soon: Seversky P-35 (1:72)
After release of P-35A kit Special Hobby has decided to prepare also its short-fuselage brother.
Tempest Mk.V in large scale (1:32)
Special Hobby has just announced another 1:32 scale model kit, this time of famous British plane – the Hawker Tempest Mk.V.
More news from Special Hobby (1:72)
It was not so long ago, just yesterday, when we informed you about two new kits from Special Hobby. Today we have two more kits to announce.
Special Hobby have recently published two box art pictures of their incoming kits.
Thanks to Special Hobby be can present you some more details of the incoming model kit of early Russian jet fighter - Jak-23 in 1:72 scale.
Special Hobby have released their first model kit of the twin-engine family of B-18 in 1:72 scale.
Special Hobby is currently working on their new project which is 1:48 scale Spitfire Mk.XII.
Thanks to Special Hobby we can present few in-progress pictures of two model kits of Grumann constructions.
Special Hobby is currently working with the family of late mark Spitfires and Seafires in 1:72 scale. However they have already released few teasing photographs and information about forthcoming kits.
1:72 Douglas B-18 Bolo (1:72)
Special Hobby have provided few photographs of their incoming twin-engined release in 1:72 scale.
MPM Production have sent us details of their latest line-up, with some really interesting Special Hobby kits released this month, along with a range of separately sold colour photo-etch detail sets.
MPM Production have informed us that the eagerly awaited new 1:48 Seafire has been delayed slightly to allow an improved windscreen to be moulded, but this month sees the welcome return of a number of Special Hobby's favourite kits - two of them in very interesting new guises: